PA grandmother blind after stranger throws acid on her in attack

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on reddit

A GoFundMe account has been set up for Helen Jones, a phlebotomist intentionally blinded outside her Philly home.

A 61-year-old has reportedly been blinded in an acid attack that occurred outside her home earlier this month. 

Helen Jones was walking to her car in the Philadelphia neighborhood of Germantown at 6:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 6 when a stranger randomly splashed acid in her face. Jones, a phlebotomist, was on her way to work at a nursing home when she was attacked. 

A GoFundMe account has been set up for the care of Helen Jones, a 61-year-old Philadelphia phlebotomist, reportedly blinded in an acid attack that occurred outside her home earlier this month.

Her daughter, Aneesha Summerville, called the attack, “devastating.” 

“There was a man there, and he was like, ‘Hey, are you good?’, as if he was inquiring about her safety, making sure she was okay,” Summerville told local news outlet ABC6, “and when she looked up to say yes, he threw the stuff in her face and ran off.”

Read More: Florida teacher caught on video saying she has a right to ‘dislike Blacks’

No suspect has been identified in the case. Summerville said that man was wearing a face mask consistent…


Leave a Reply


Sign up for our Daily News Briefing

Get daily news delivered to your inbox. 

Build for us, by us...

Social Community

Breaking News

Business Directory



Forge Your Kingdom...

Community is Everything: Build a tribe of inspiring friends. Build a community, of like-minds, who will give you the strength to act on your ideas and inspire you to be the best version of you.


Connect, Share, & Grow! Share your stories!

Mobile Friendly

Access the community from any device.

Buy Black

Thousands of minority-owned businesses at your fingertips.